Shock toll for 5 forces… and £34m cop bill
By DAVID LOWE
IMMIGRANTS make up a THIRD of murder suspects and alleged rapists in a string of areas, shock new figures reveal.
And one in seven of all people accused of these crimes in the UK as a whole is a foreign national.
Data from police forces shows 93 foreign-born suspects were accused of murder last year and 418 faced rape allegations.
Four forces each had 33 per cent of non-UK murder suspects – Kent, Lincolnshire and Tayside and Fife in Scotland. The Met Police recorded the highest rate of non-UK rape suspects at 32 per cent.
Cambridgeshire had an astonishing 57 per cent of murder suspects of foreign origin.
Figures … obtained with Freedom of Information requests
But that figure is calculated on just four accused out of a total of seven. The soaring number of immigrants cost the authorities £34million for translators last year to deal with non-English speaking suspects, victims and witnesses. That’s enough to pay for 1,000 cops.
Add this post on immigration to England out of control and it gives some sense of scale to the problem.